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New technology will provide a better idea of when next bus will arrive 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:19:00 AM
Traffic lights, weather and other variables have always made predicting when buses will arrive at their next stop a complicated endeavor. But new technology now promises to give customers a much better idea of when the next bus will [...]
B Line Bus Rapid Transit C Line Community D Line E Line

As BRT progress continues, time to look further into the future 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:58:00 PM
From Charles Carlson, Director-BRT Projects Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the METRO A and C lines and many of our local bus routes continue to see comparatively strong ridership. Continued demand in these corridors underscores the need to make [...]
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Better service, bus stops coming to Route 63 corridor  

Posted by John Komarek | Friday, August 21, 2020 2:31:00 PM
Several boarding areas are being improved along the Route 63 corridor, including the stop at Third Street East and Etna Street, left, where a new concrete pad was recently poured ahead of a shelter installation, and Third Street East and Forest [...]
COVID-19

Expanded bus, light rail service coming in September 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, August 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Upcoming schedule changes will provide riders more options and space when traveling on buses and trains. The changes taking effect on Saturday, Sept. 12, will mean that many local bus routes, the METRO A Line and the METRO C Line will have [...]
In This Together

In this Together: Bus Operator Lauren Cox 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:41:00 PM
Across the organization, Metro Transit employees’ work has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. These "In This Together" Q&As illustrate how employees are adapting both on and off the clock. Read more interviews here. How has the [...]
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